Everyone thinks bike paths are a good idea. Just maybe not in their own neighborhood.
Hey Pearland!!! You are about to either a) enter a bright new day of easy commuting to downtown Houston, or b) add to our area's smog problem via the addition of more concrete laid down for the rich to use while the less well-off suffer. It's a matter of perspective, we guess. State Highway 288 ha ... More >>
Three Houston schools made the list of top ten Texas high schools put out by U.S. News & World Report, which was good but not good enough to top Dallas, which had four. HISD schools making the list were Carnegie Vanguard (ranked third), DeBakey H.S. for the Health Professions (fourth) and YES Prep ... More >>
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DeBakey's uniform shirtDeBakey High School for Health Professions (aligned with the Baylor College of Medicine) is one of the city's toughest schools to get into -- a 2007 report said for every 1,200 applicants, 250 are accepted.Students there are hard-core dedicated in terms of studying, attenda ... More >>
It's failing, but it's great!Newsweek has come out with its latest ranking of the nation's best high schools, and the Houston school district is crowing that a record number of HISD highs made it.The usual suspects are there -- DeBakey, Carnegie, Bellaire and Lamar -- but joining the list this ye ... More >>
Honors are nothing unusual for the Houston school district's DeBakey High School. And frankly, after you've been named Best High School after an extensive study by the Houston Press, everything else is a bit of an anti-climax.But we guess the folks there will still accept the latest good news, fr ... More >>
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Jones High gets to keep Principal Lawrence Allen but loses its prestigious Vanguard program